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AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 8th, 2016

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

AO Preview – New York: Frieze Week, May 13th-17th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week, March 3rd – 8th, 2015

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Gateshead – Jim Shaw: “The Rinse Cycle” at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art through February 17, 2013

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Go See – Los Angeles: Ryan McGinness ‘Works on Paper’ at Country Club through July 2nd, 2011

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011
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Sotheby’s to Auction Collection of Pierre Le-Tan

January 19th, 2021

Sotheby’s will auction off the collection of the late French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan, which includes a portrait by David Hockney.  “We’re trying to stay true to his spirit. It’s not one of these collections where you’re going to have a $20 million Picasso. It’s a universe we want to re-create, one we hope will appeal to all kinds of collectors around the world. There’s something for everybody,” says Etienne Hellman, the auction house’s senior director of modern art.
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UK Considers New Laws to Protect Statues from Removal

January 19th, 2021

The UK is considering laws to protect statues from being removed from public spaces.  “Our view will be set out in law, that such monuments are almost always best explained and contextualized, not taken and hidden away,” says Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick.
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NYT Profiles a Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times from Museum in Netherlands

January 19th, 2021

A piece in the New York Times looks at the work Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer by Frans Hals, and looks into why the work has been stolen three times from its place of exhibition.  “It’s really that painting for some reason, and I don’t know why,” says Christa Hendriksen, an alderman in charge of culture in Leerdam, the Netherlands.
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